GLIJBS listings


I Optimo (Espacio) at The Sub Club.

I Ipm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. J ilkes and Twitch continue their super fine contorted musical alloy. Electro. Detroit techno. 80$ synthpop. bizarre 70s punk funk. live keyboard freakouts and unique Optimo mix downs.

I Planet Peach at Planet Peach.

I Ipm~3. l5am. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Skud thumping you back into Monday with his original blend of house and garage.

I Please Yourself at Trash. I lpm—3am. £5 (£2). Weekly. Paul N‘Jie with a mellow Sunday mix from funk. soul. swing and hip hop to garage.

I The Shed at The Shed. l0pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Martin Hesketh upstairs playittg chart house and garage at this Southside club frotn the team behind The Garage.

I Silver (Disco Extravaganza) at Fury Murry's. llpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studenty night of big disco cheesy malarkey from DJs Dave and Phil.

I Skidip at g2. | lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. New night from DJ Tchico. with this familiar face round the Glasgow scene playing the sweetest R&B. hip hop. ragga and reggae. Special guests and live PAs to come.

I Sorted at The Cathouse. l().30pm—3am. £2 I .50); free before

I l.30pm. Weekly. Indie/alternative night at tltis award-winning rock Club. I Straight Ahead at McChuill‘s Way ()ut West. 8—I Ipm. Free. Weekly. Goodfoot DJs Mark and Kev playing an extremely diverse selection of soul. jazz. fttnk and dub. Pre-club. I Sueno at Barcelona. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Four hours of blissed-out tuttes from mainland Spain played by DJ Jazz. Pre-club. I Velvet Rooms l lpm—3am. £5. Weekly. Raymond Woods in room one. playing mellow hip hop. swingbeat and classic soul. Ronnie Bell itt room two. with an open mix from classic house to soul. I Voyeurism at Archaos. I lpm—4am. £5 (£3). New weekly night of sauciness at Archaos tnixing up sneaky peeks of sordid adventurism. Massage parlour. body painting. peep holes and way-out performance is on offer to spice up the night. Music comes frotn Mark Sherry (Weslsound) Paul Mendez (Room at The Top) Neil Mackay & Frog (Sly) iii the house rootn and John Lyons (Velvet Rooms) Nacem (23rd Precinct) Paul Traynor and James Fullerton (Babaza) in the newly renovated bar one playing R&B. I Wet Playtime at The l3th Note club (ground floor). I Ipm—3am. £tbc. Weekly. New night from the mob who brought you Unscene. bringing you experimental guitar based sounds.


I Burn at The Apartment. l Ipm—3am. £3 (LI cc if you work in a pub or a bar). Weekly. I)Js Norm and Richard with a mighty Monday knees up. mixing up top class dattce and a few surprise drop-ins. I Cleopatra's at Cleopatra's. l().3(Ipm—2.3()am. £2 I ). Weekly. Pop. 70s and 80s patty tunes in this ever-so- tacky west end ‘nite‘ club.

I Loose at The Variety Bar. 9pm—midnigltt. Free. Weekly. DJ Paul Shields with alternative country. rock and blues along the lines of Led Zep. Jayhawks. Crosby. Stills & Nash. Wilco etc.

I Speedracer at The Garage. \l().3()pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Classic good time patty tunes with an indie slant from Steven.


I Buffo at The I3th Note Club (ground lloor). IIpm-3am. £l. Weekly. Noisy guitars. dub. drum & bass. hip hop and jarring unrelated chunks of folk music from around the lobe.

I Burd Called er and Dribbler at Brel. Spin-midnight. Free. Weekly. Pre- club night from Ger and Dn'bbler playing hip hop. funk and mellow drum & bass.

95 THE usr 5-12 Aug 1999


Glasgow: 142 St Vincent Street.

- 'It's a girly night out. We don't see each other very much because we work so


- 'This is the cheapest night out - we have no money!’

- '£20 each for a budget night out. We‘ve already got three free passes for three clubs and we're working our schedule out.‘

- ‘Yeah, we're going upstairs first to Budda Club, then we're going to The Apartment and then Archaos because it's only £1.25 a pint.’

- 'I work across the road so I come here every Friday after work for the happy hour to chill out in one of the big comfy sofas.’

- 'I think the music's quite cheesey here. I like Richie Holton.‘

- 'No, I like my R&B and soul so I like it here.’

- 'lt's full of people wearing labels . . . '

- 'You've just slagged yourself off, ya trendy!‘


I Dub Night at The Variety Bar. 8pm-midnight. Free. Weekly. Stevie Donaldson from Bar 10 and other fine establishments plays dub. Pre-club.

I Eden at Alaska. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Alan Ronald in the White Room playing student classics and Scott McKay of Tunnel fame upstairs for funky house. I Pump at Archaos. l Ipm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Vance with a poppy midweek mix of good time vibes.

I Salsa Sabrosa at l3th Note Club. lO.I5pm—3am. Free. Weekly. DJs Keith and Alexis with Salsa. from classic Colombian to modem Cuban. merengue. samba and just generally jazzy. earthy stuff. Lessons before from 8pm.

I Shooting Stars at The Garage. llpm-3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. Insane. drunken shenanigans eased along nicely by the charty choons of Gerry and Iain in the main room.

I The Shimmy Club at Bennet‘s.

I 1.30pm—3am. £3 (£I.50). Weekly. Raymond Davren‘s party-type affair at the straight night in this gay venue.

I Hot Traxx at The Lime. l Ipm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. 80s and 90s student classic party tunes.

I T.|.T at Trash. l0.30pm-3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Studentish night featuring DJ Rory with stamp the stage. hands-in-the- air house and trance in the main room. Graham with full-on student faves in the second room and DJ Teeyitee playing across the board in the cave.


I 705 Wonderland at The Cathouse.

l Ipm—3am. £2 (£I.50; free before

I l.30pm). Weekly. Party time 70s disco and funk.

I Bennet's at Bennet's. l l.3()pm—3am. £2.50 (£I.50). Weekly. DJ Sara with upbeat dance. Gay.

I Big Daddy at The l3tlt Note Club (upstairs). llpttt—3am. £l. Weekly. Big Daddy with fttttk. jazz. hip hop and petite beats.

I Chopper at Archaos. l Ipm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Commercial house and disco from Matt Morton.

I Club Santiago at Havana. 8pm—midnight. Weekly. Finest Latin grooves from DJs Don Marcelo and Cite Manuel.

I FAB at Babaza. 6pm-3am (DJs from I lptn). £3 (£2). (free before I Ipm). Weekly. DJ Skud with funky house attd garage grooves for a cheery. well dressed crowd. Busiest club in town toni ht.

I G etto Flava at Reds. I lpm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. DJ Paul N‘Jie plays a blend of cool house. garage. soul and R&B.

I Jengaheads at The Living Room. 9pm-I Ipm. Free. Weekly. Jengaheads playing nu school breaks. electro. breakbeat and house. Pre-club.

I JiIkes at Yang. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Optimo/My Machines' JiIkes milks music of different ilkes electro funk style.

I Joints and Jams at Planet Peach.

l lpm—3. l 5am. £3 (£2). Weekly. Damn fine night of R&B. hip hop. funk. soul and swing from Martin Hesketh and guests.

I R&B Central at Club Budda.

I lpm—3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. New night from ll Aug with the latest and most upfront in R&B from Record Playaz (Naeem and Kash). The night will feature regular album release parties and give- aways.

I Relax at The Lime. I lpm-3atn. £3 (£2). Weekly. Classic 80s and 90s club classics.

I Scratch ‘n' Sniff at McChuil‘s Bar (High Street). Spin—midnight. Free. Weekly. New eclectic bar night of phat- ass breaks and funky-ass beats with DJ Danny Barbour joined on a regular basis by Michael Peck (Brass Monkeys) and Neil McMillan (Hi Karate).

I Shu Hirita at The Cul De Sac. 8pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Jazzy drum & bass pre-club from fresh name to the circuit Shu Hirita.

I Souped Up at The Garage. l().30pm—3am. £3 (£2). Weekly. lain Hanlon with poppy student good time party tunes.

I Variety 0&8 at The Variety. 9pm—midnight. Free. Weekly. Turbulence DJs alternating every week with Stevie. Tania Swift & Poizon. Pure drum & bass. See Hitlist.